When she graduated from UWM in 2013, Chanel Edwards had a school-aged son and five job offers.
The Life Impact Program at UW-Milwaukee had one more success story in its archive Originally established in partnership with the Jane Bradley Pettit Foundation, Life Impact is a unique wrap-around program that aims to lift families out of poverty by helping UWM students navigate both parenthood and college.
“Because we know that children who have parents that go to college are more likely to go to college themselves, we can have a huge impact on …
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Would you like to be part of America’s space program?
University of Wisconsin- Milwaukee students recently had a chance to hear from a top NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) official about opportunities with the agency.
M. David Kankam, of NASA’s Glenn Research Center (GRC), spoke to students and faculty in January about internships, scholarships, fellowships and summer programs with the space agency.
He even collected a few resumes from interested students at a Summer Opportunities Fair.
Like many other agencies relying on talent in the STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) fields, NASA is …
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Many University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee graduates will leave the university’s May 18 commencement with not only a degree in their field, but also a wealth of experience outside the classroom – including, for some, a job offer.
Camille Ridgeway, who graduated with degrees in both international economics and international studies, learned Mandarin in China, spent time her Cairo her junior year and did an internship with the U.S. Department of Commerce.
Michael Wilson, who earned a bachelor’s degree in biomedical sciences with a submajor in medical laboratory science, spent part of his senior …
Walking through my neighborhood is like obtaining a crash course in economic diversity. I remember old Mr. Coleman’s grocery store where I raced to buy my candy when I was a girl. But now, a string of Arabic or Persian writing now replaces Mr. Coleman’s sign and you’d be hard pressed to find anyone in the neighborhood who knows what it means. Nevertheless, kids from the neighborhood still visit the store daily – accustomed to doing business with the new owners – never wondering or questioning why the money makers …